(Austin and San Antonio Campuses)
Graduates of this university will be qualified to meet the challenges of establishing and maintaining a successful profession in the 21st century, as evidenced by the following learning outcomes:
The University desires for standard admission those applicants who have completed a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from a U.S. Department of Education approved accredited institution, with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale.
Candidates may also be admitted based upon the Admissions Committee determination that the applicant demonstrates suitability for graduate level study of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and has successfully completed a minimum of 60 semester credits (or equivalent quarter credits), applicable toward a baccalaureate degree, in general education with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale. General education requirements are defined as those areas of learning which are the common experience of all educated persons, including subject matter from the humanities, mathematics and the sciences, and the social sciences.
Thirty six (36) of the minimum 60 semester credits must be in these areas. Note that courses within the area of concentration of the subject matter of the program shall not be considered general education courses. The remaining 24 credits can be in any other field of study as long as they are not remedial.
|Humanities||Courses in fields such as literature, philosophy, logic, foreign language, art, music appreciation, and communications, including rhetoric, composition, and speech; but excluding business communications, spelling, letter writing, and word study.|
|Mathematics and the Sciences||Courses such as biology, chemistry, physics, geology, astronomy, and mathematics theory and analysis, including algebra, trigonometry, geometry, calculus, and other advanced mathematics courses, but excluding business mathematics and basic computations.|
|Social Sciences||Courses such as history, economics, political science, geography, sociology, anthropology, and general psychology, but excluding courses such as practical psychology, selling techniques and social or business behavior.|
|Other Courses||Courses accepted in this category can be from any field as long as they are not remedial. They must equal 24 credits.